YOUTUBE music channel Majestic Casual cops the wrath of copyright infringement.
The strong arm of copyright law takes no prisoners in todays Internet climate with the well documented issues regarding SoundCloud and convoluting major labels attempting to make their platform as difficult to use as possible extending now to YouTube also. Viewers today were faced with the blunt announcement reading “Majestic Casual has been terminated because we’ve received multiple third-party claims of copyright infringement regarding material that the user posted,” as the channel’s most viewed videos were destroyed without trace.
A giant in the music hosting category, Majestic Casual commanded over 2.5 million subscribers and developed a reputation for providing an avenue for new and existing artists to receive maximum exposure. Countless videos clocked in at the million club and it even left its mark on popular culture as Majestic Boys took over sub-developed regions of social media. With little being said from either camp, Majestic posted to Facebook this rallying cry of overused catchphrases:
An unfortunate growing trend is emerging of pre-online existing industries grappling to terms with how society is consuming their product. Majestic is another in a long line of … feeling the sting of detached companies relying on algorithms to process what, in this instance, a channel is doing rather than taking an irl perspective of how the channel actually operates. Others have taken to Twitter to speculate:
Where does the file sharing community turn now?
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